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About Home Page

The Home Page allows administrators to showcase resources in their school’s MackinVIA collection. Additionally, it provides an attractive option for the Start Page. Home Page features include: “Home” button located above All Resources Content carousels highlighting: Newest- Resources most…

Manage Home Page

Administrators have the ability to: Adjust the carousel order on the Home Page. Change the number of resources displayed in the Newest, Top Resources, and Highest Rated carousels. Select the age-appropriate version of the DOGOnews feed to be displayed. First, log into your MackinVIA…

Add a Category or Group Carousel to Home Page

Administrators can add any Category or Group as a featured carousel on the Home Page. First, log into your MackinVIA Administrator account (https://www.mackinvia.com/Admin) with your Mackin.com email address and password. Go to Settings > Home Page (make sure to select the correct VIA if…

Activate Home Page

To enable the Home Page, first log into your MackinVIA Administrator account (https://www.mackinvia.com/Admin) with your Mackin.com email address and password. Go to Settings > General and select Display Options (make sure to select the correct VIA if there is more than one account). Click on…

Activate Deep Discovery Search

The Deep Discovery Search feature offers full searching capability across resources purchased from Mackin, as well as resources from participating vendors migrated into MackinVIA. This feature allows students to search the content of eBooks, databases, and popular websites, saving time from…

Adding Resources to Canvas

To add MackinVIA resources to an Assignment in Canvas, first log into your Canvas Administrator account (https://canvas.instructure.com/login/canvas) and select or create a Course. (Please note: MackinVIA must be added to the Course first. See Adding MackinVIA to Canvas for more information.)…

Accessing Learning Tools Interoperability Data

MackinVIA can be integrated with Learning Management Systems (LMS), providing staff and students greater accessibility to MackinVIA resources. Setting up this integration allows librarians and teachers to access their Backpacks within the LMS and add resources to Courses and Assignments. To…

Sharing with Google Classroom

To share MackinVIA Assignments, Categories, Groups, or resources with Google Classroom, first log into your MackinVIA Administrator account (https://www.mackinvia.com/Admin) with your Mackin.com email address and password. Locating the Share Button Assignments Go to Classroom > Assignments…

Activate Google Classroom Integration

Full Administrators and Group Managers can post MackinVIA resources, Groups, Assignments, and Categories to their Google Classroom assignments and announcements using the Google Share button. To enable the Google Classroom Share feature, first log into your MackinVIA Administrator account…